Elected Officials Show Support for Continued Duties on Dumped Shrimp Imports

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. International Trade Commission will hold a hearing on February 1, 2011 to determine whether the U.S. shrimp industry would be harmed by the revocation of antidumping duties on shrimp imports from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. In addition to testimony supporting the continuation of duties on dumped shrimp imports from the […]

Shrimp Industry Testifies before the ITC in Sunset Review

The U.S.  International Trade Commission held a hearing on February 1, 2011 to determine whether the U.S. shrimp industry would be harmed by the revocation of antidumping duties on shrimp imports from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. The hearing is part of a mandatory five-year Sunset Review of antidumping duties. The Southern Shrimp Alliance […]

Sample SSA Filings at the Department of Commerce

6/22/07 Supplemental Comments on Respondent Selection 6/18/07 Supplemental Third-Country Selection Comments 6/14/07 Comments on Respondent Selection (Ecuador) 6/14/07 Comments on Respondent Selection (India) 6/14/07 Comments on Respondent Selection (Thailand) 6/14/07 Comments on Respondent Selection (Vietnam) 6/13/07 Verification Request 6/6/07 Rebuttal Third-Country Selection Comments 5/22/07 Objection to Respondent Selection 5/9/07 Comments on Third-Country Selection 4/5/07 Duty […]

WTO Rules that US Cannot Take Effective Steps to Collect Antidumping Duties

Tarpon Springs, FL — On July 16, 2008, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) upheld a decision by a dispute settlement panel that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (“CBP”) efforts to improve collections of antidumping and countervailing duties were inconsistent with the United States’ obligations under the WTO.  The Appellate Body […]

Dumped Shrimp Harms Most Valuable U.S. Fishery

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. shrimp fishermen, processors, and distributors testified that shrimp imports dumped on the U.S. market by six countries have caused to massive job losses, business closures, and harms shrimp fishing and farming communities. The International Trade Commission (ITC) held the public hearing as part of their investigation regarding how unfair pricing […]

Commerce Launches Shrimp Investigations, Commission Holds Conference

Washington, DC—The Department of Commerce initiated today antidumping investigations of six countries to determine whether or not shrimp is being dumped into the U.S. market. The trade action, filed on behalf of shrimp harvesters and processors, was found by Commerce to have sufficient industry support and enough evidence of dumping to warrant a full investigation […]